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IlluminFX Rio Series Color Changing LED System

IlluminFx Rio Series Color Changing LED System

IlluminFx New Rio Series of color changing RGB LED fixtures is the future of landscape lighting available today! IlluminFx has taken the complexity of theatrical lighting and applied it to today’s landscape lighting to create an easy to use and install system for any novice to operate from their own computer.

Using DMX controllers and DMX decoders that are typically used in theatrical settings, Illuminfx now gives anyone the ability to program their own color changing shows from their own PC or you can simply use the pre-programmed shows for a plug in and go light show experience in your own backyard. For more information please visit www.illuminfx.com/rio.html

The photos below were taken at the Storr Tractor Company in Branchburg, NJ where Rio Spectrum Select color changing LED system was recently installed.

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Weathermatic SmartLink Pilot Program Continues To WOW Our Customers

Weathermatic SmartLink Pilot Program Continues to WOW Our Customers!

University of South Carolina Upstate in Spartanburg, NC installed SmartLink Program on April, 14th 2015, it was a SL-1624 controller with air card with flow. After programing the controller, Bruce Suddeth, Director of Building and Landscape Servicers mentioned to our SE Region Account Manager, Ward Slaton that “Weathermatic just did more in 4 hours with monitoring flow than Rainbird and Maxicom has done in 12 years”. Yes, 4 hours of flow management was compared to 12 years! Being the most innovative in the market, Weathermatic smart controllers continuously provide positive solutions for the green industry by saving Water, Time and Money while maintaining a Beautiful Landscape!

To find out more about world’s leading provider of smart irrigation products visit www.weathermatic.com


New Armada Technologies Section at JDL

New Armada Technologies Section at JDL

There’s no secret-merchandise displays increase customer traffic and boost sales. It is crucial to create an appealing display that showcases  the product and educates customers  about its features. That’s exactly what our Upstate NY Sales Manager, Tony Manna did when he created a section of all the latest test and tool devices, made by Armada Technologies  at the John Deere Landscapes branch in Orchard Park, NY. Tony is planning on getting a similar section in all the other branches!

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Atlantic Irrigation South BBQ Branch Tour

Atlantic Irrigation South BBQ Branch Tour

What a great way to meet with customers and have fun! Myrtle Beach, Charleston, Charlotte, Raleigh, Wilmington-  5 branches in 5 days across Carolinas , showing our lines of top quality manufactures.  Thank you to Atlantic Irrigation for organizing such a joyful event; we look forward to the next one!

This photo was taken during the BBQ tour in Wilmington, NC. on March 20th, 2015

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Smart Irrigation Solution for College of Charleston

Smart Irrigation Solution for College of Charleston

College of Charleston, in Charleston, SC, activated their SmartLink pilot program on March 25th, 2015. In photos, we have Walter Brown and James Ravenel setting up the controller and Aircard at the Presidents house in downtown Charleston. The grounds department is very excited to test the new equipment and the future possibilities of cost-effective flow management, and online use for all controllers on the campus. SmartLink Pilot program is a proven way to reduce water consumption and energy use. Thank you to our South East Account Manager, Silas Harrington and his continuous efforts for making this happen. Great job!

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Dawn Industries have done it again!

Dawn Industries have done it again!

Developed and molded in their Denver factory, Dawn has combined 17mm drip fittings and combo tees to create a one piece unit.  No more tools, taping and threading together individual fittings, hoping to get a tight seal. With the ¾” and 1” slip by 17mm tees, for those inline take offs, or subsurface irrigation. Or the handy ¾” and 1” end of line spigot by hub to 17mm conversion, you get a faster, less expensive, and more secure fitting than ever before. You save time and money with the Dawn KwikSlip X 17mm fittings. A 17mm barb fitting is also available in KwikTap tool less saddle tees for polyethylene systems. Check out their full line at www.dawnindustries.com

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Sign up for Hindsite software and receive $250!

Sign up for Hindsite software and receive $250!

March 16th, 2015

Sign up for Hindsite software www.hindsitesoftware.com before the season starts. Sign up within a month, mention you were referred by C. Pine Associates, let us know and we will send you $250!

Hindsite software is a user friendly, incredibly versatile tool  that comes with free training session and excellent customer support. Hindsite software will benefit your business by saving time on the administrative duties, allowing you to focus on customer and increase sales.

Imagine, how much more efficient your workflow can get, if you never have to deal with paperwork?!

Hindsite users all point to Hindsite as one of the drivers for their success!!!

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Introducing new manufacturer- Holganix

Introducing New Manufacturer-Holganix

March 6th, 2015

We are proud to announce Holganix as our new manufacturer!

Holganix is a 100% organic bionutritional product that promotes strong plant health while drastically reducing the need for synthetic inputs such as fertilizers and pesticides. It is a revolutionary product that helps lawns, trees and shrubs grow strong and healthy, producing beautiful results.

C. Pine Associates team members are dedicated to deliver innovative marketing solutions and business development of Holganix products in the vast territory of Eastern Canada.

For more information about Holganix, please visit www.holganix.com

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Certified Irrigation Technician Training & Exam

 Certified Irrigation Technician Training and Exam

  • Cut and join pipe, know the limitations of different piping systems, and understand basic hydraulics.
  • Layout and install piping and water delivery components; backflow prevention components; mechanical, hydraulic and electrical irrigation controls; and other irrigation system components.
  • Troubleshoot and repair irrigation components and systems.

Becoming a Certified Irrigation Technician allows you to:

  • Add instant credibility with customers.
  • Increase job opportunities.
  • Demonstrate your commitment to efficient water management.

This winter season CIT Training & Exam is being offered at two different locations:

February 23rd & 24th at Hyannis Golf Club: 1800 Iyannough Rd, Hyannis MA 02601

February 25th & 26th at Northeast Nursery: 6 Dearborn Rd, Peabody MA 01960

Please, choose one of the convenient locations and sign up using registration  form links below.

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Measuring Irrigation Performance and Scheduling for the Technician

Measuring Irrigation Performance and Scheduling for the Technician

This class was designed to develop a better understanding of how to evaluate irrigation system performance, work with soils to implement an efficient watering schedule and compare to prior water use.

1:  Introduction including concepts of irrigation auditing.

  • “Smart” Irrigation controls and scheduling.

2:  System performance.

  • Measuring water use.
  • Impact of design, pressure, flow.
  • System maintenance impact on performance.

3:  Field auditing techniques.

  • Overview of formal irrigation auditing techniques.

4:  Calculations of system performance.

  • Uniformity.
  • Precipitation rates.

5:  Soil, plant, water relationships.

  • Plant water use calculations.
  • Factors influencing how water moves into and through the soil.

6:  Basic scheduling techniques.

  • Managing water restrictions.
  • Scheduling with soil moisture.
  • Weather and soil moisture based controller inputs.

7:  Estimating expected system water use.

  • Comparison to historical water use.

When:  December 3rd 8am-5pm

Where: Windsor Ballroom & National Conference Center

            399 Monmouth Street

            East Windsor NJ 08520

To register for this class please e-mail: olga@cpineassociates.com or give us a call:


Sign up today  as spaces are limited!